Reaching out to ARIN members about their RPKI INVALID prefixes

John Curran jcurran at
Wed Sep 19 12:06:00 UTC 2018

On 18 Sep 2018, at 1:23 PM, Owen DeLong <owen at> wrote:
> Personally, since all RPKI accomplishes is providing a cryptographically signed notation of origin ASNs that hijackers should prepend to their announcements in order to create an aura of credibility, I think we should stop throwing resources down this rathole.

Owen - 
Other than use of resources towards an initiative that some operators value (and others do not), is there any reason that notifying RPKI users about invalid prefixes is not a wise idea; i.e. are you aware of any technical downside to doing so?


John Curran
President and CEO

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